Billie Lourd says she’ll be back in a bigger capacity for Star Wars: Episode VIII. A Thor supporting character may not return for Ragnarok. . Plus new details for Scream Queens’ next season, set pictures from Wonder Woman, and a ton of clips from tonight’s Supergirl. Spoilers now!
Surprise! It’s dizzying as hell. That’s obviously to be expected since a washing machine spins and spins and spins but if you kind of squint just a little bit and flex your imagination a lot of bit, you can pretend that the washing machine is actually a portal opening capsule that’s revving itself up. It starts…
Who doesn’t love Jonathan Coulton’s contributions to the Portal games? They’re fantastic, entertaining songs, and he’s just written another one.
Moving files between your smartphone and PC has always been kind of a pain in the ass. You have to navigate your device’s file system, sometimes you need to flip a switch in a hidden OS menu and, worst of all, you almost always need a USB cable. Want a better way? Check out Portal—a new app from Pushbullet that makes…
Samsung says these fancy wireless speakers were created at a "state-of-the-art audio lab in Valencia, California." We know better. They're clearly the product of Aperture Science, the secret think tank responsible for a hilarious murderous artificial intelligence, not to mention one hell of a teleportation tool.
If I had a Portal gun like these guys, I don't think using it for basketball trick shots would have been on the top of my to do list. But after watching this video, I may have to change my mind.
Now you're thinking with Portals. Or rather, you should be - according to research from Florida State University, which has shown that playing Portal 2 is apparently better for your thinking skills than your average 'brain training' software.
This LEGO creation doesn't just give us plastic brick versions of Chell, Wheatley, and the Space Core; it also captures Portal 2's final confrontation—all while keeping your books in place. Portal 2 spoilers within.
When NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory wanted a spokes-AI to explain how fusion and fission work, they tapped GLaDOS, the science-loving antagonist from the Portal games. But once GLaDOS gets inside NASA, can anyone stop her?
Unless you happen to be a potato, it isn't easy to dress up as Portal's malevolent AI GLaDOS. But Athena Cole, a.k.a. Enayla, commits to the costume by suspending herself from a frame.
Labor Day isn't just an excuse to barbecue or squeeze in one last trip to the beach; it's also the day we remember the contributions of workers to society. These scifi, fantasy, and superheroines pay tribute to the wartime labor icon Rosie the Riveter—and show off their guns.
It's not just paranoia. They really are watching you. The world we're living in is getting weirder and more dangerous all the time. So it's a good thing science fiction has been stockpiling dark mind-fraks for decades, full of smart survival strategies. Here are 10 paranoid science fiction tales that could keep you…
When Portal fan Lauren moved into her own apartment, she realized that she could decorate it however she wanted, and what she wanted was a Portal-themed bedroom. She came up with a detailed design sure to send Chell running for the exit.
What went into designing all of those guilt-inducing turrets and malevolent AIs lurking in the Portal games? Wayside Creations' new web series Aperture R&D takes us deep into the bowels of the premiere mad science corporation and shows us what it takes to become Lab Team of the Month.
Of all the landmarks in science fiction history that we predicted would happen in your lifetime, there's one that I really can't believe hasn't happened yet. Why hasn't a video game been nominated for a Hugo or Nebula Award? With games like Dead Space, Bioshock, Mass Effect and Portal featuring complex world-building…
If you thought spelling out childish messages was the only fun you could have with a calculator, think again. Some incredibly talented hacker who goes by the handle Builderboy has written a Portal clone for Texas Instruments Ti-83 and Ti-84 graphing calculators.
I spoke earlier today about how my toy addiction made me feel ashamed and gross, but I can tell you this: I will be buying NECA's upcoming Chell from Portal 2 action figure with neither hesitation nor shame. It's gorgeous. It also has 20 points of articulation (insert classic cartoon wolf whistle noise here), is due…
Who knew that slapping a heart on the side of a 3D rendered cube would turn it into one of the most beloved video game characters of the past five years? Definitely not Valve, otherwise the developer would have had this Companion Cube Ice Tray on the market ages ago.
YouTuber ferlessleedr is a LEGO store employee and a Portal fan, so he decided to merge his passions to create this incredible 2000-piece replica Portal gun, which he's brought to this week's CONvergence in Minneapolis. With changing orange and blue lights and LEGO Mindstorm-powered prongs, this may be the coolest …